HAYWARD, CA, April 14, 2017 - Cal State East Bay, a top-tier public university, and Cognii Inc., a leading provider of artificial intelligence-based educational technologies, today announced a partnership. Cognii will work with Cal State East Bay to develop a new learning and assessment experience, powered by Cognii’s Virtual Learning Assistant technology.
Winner of the 2016 EdTech Innovation of the Year Award from Mass Technology Leadership Council for its unique use of conversational AI and Natural Language Processing technologies in education, Cognii VLA provides
BOSTON, MA, January 27, 2016 --- Cognii, a leading provider of educational assessment technologies, today announces the launch of Virtual Learning Assistant (VLA), a next-generation personalized adaptive learning platform for the Education and Training market. Cognii’s VLA uses Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing technologies to engage students in real-time adaptive tutoring conversations and provides instant formative assessment on their constructed response (short essay) answers with guidance towards conceptual mastery. It also provides rich learning analytics to the teachers based on
QS Quacquarelli Symonds in partnership with the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania runs the global competition designed to identify the most innovative, novel approaches to higher education with the Reimagine Education Awards. In their words:
"The Learning Assessment Award is given to the project that aims to explore and improve the deﬁciencies in the way we currently assess how much our students have learned, and how deeply they have understood what they have learned. How can you and your team create a project that reimagines the way we assess a student’s grasp of course content/key skills?"
Cognii CEO was invited to give a lightning talk at the Open edX Conference at Wellesley College, MA on October 12, 2015. During the talk, he introduced the Cognii's AI based assessment technology and integration with edX Learning Management System.
Cognii CEO Dee Kanejiya was invited to participate in the panel discussion on the topic of Personalized Learning at the SIIA Education Industry Summit in San Francisco during May 3-5, 2015. He spoke about the role of Artificial Intelligence in improving the quality of assessment and personalization in educationa and shared a few success stories of Cognii's Virtual Learning Assistant in K-12 and Higher Education. The other participants included Terry Nealon, CEO of FishTree, Todd Brekhus, President of myON, and Frank Freeman, CEO of Propagate, Inc.
Session: Personalized Learning, Adaptive Instruction & the Role of Assessment
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